The Golden Apples of the Sun Radio Show

March 11, 2018, 2:09 am
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…classic folky funk LP and Golden Apples favourite gets a reissue from the wonderful Be With Records (also distributed by Light in the Attic)…

“It’s no surprise that the heavenly “High Tide” is such a Balearic touchstone. A free soul aqua-space groover, its sophisticated rhythms predict the swing of CSN’s canonical “Dark Star” by a full four years.”

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David and Robin Batteau perform “High Tide” from their Batteaux album for the first time in 32 years. After visitng their ancsestors’ birthplaces in Utuado and Cidra,Puerto Rico, Robin and David play for some of the family in the hotel room…





Radio Show – 13 November 206 – Episode 295


Claude musically meanders through private press folk, funk and psych, some spiritual jazz and lo-fi electronic gospel, Balearic beats, baroque pop and electronica

Mixcloud HQ Mix here – just the music

Show re-stream here  – select 13 Nov


Tamesis (Laura Cannell remix) –  Shape Worship – A City Rewritten

Lutine – Died of Love – 02 Sallow Tree (Sarah Angliss & Stephen Hiscock mix)

Lutine – Died of Love – 04 Espera (Kemper Norton mix)

The Rowan Amber Mill – Ocarina Procession – The Forest – The Wald

The Hare and the Moon with Alaska and Michael Begg – A Fracture in the Forest – Fractures

Carla dal Forno – Fast Moving Cars

Nini Raviolette and Hugo Weris – Slow – Sky Girl

Litto Nebbia’s – Bazar De Los Milagros

Das Goldene Zeitalter – Dont Give up Your Smile Today

Michael Dues – Goodbye Rainbow – Praise Poems 4

Otis G Johnson – Walk With Jesus – Good God! Apocryphal Hymns

Otis G Johnson – Time to Go Home – Personal Space (Electronic Soul 1974 – 1984)

Chris Coco – Albatross

Farbror Resande Mac – Chemtrails

Jagwar Ma – Uncertainty (The Time and Space Machine Dub)

Fever Ray – When I Grow Up (Scuba High Up Mix) Full Version

Void Watcher – Ever-Spiralling

Andy Votel – RiderBrow (W Lee Gorton from Alfie)

Pram – Penny Arcade – Dark Island

El Michels Affair feat. The Shacks – Strange Boy

Koushik – Forest Loop – Out My Window

Koushik – In a Green Space – Out My Window

The High Llamas – The Goat Strings – Gideon Gaye

The High Llamas – The Goat (Instrumental) – Gideon Gaye

The High Llamas – Jackie – Here Come The Rattling Trees

Radio Show – 20 March 2016 – Episode 262

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A show in Two Parts as Craig McElhinney and Claude Mono have a little love battle

The Golden Apples of the Sun Radio Show welcomes the always immaculately musically dressed Craig McEhinney and one of his trade-mark Golden Apples three part mixes…Claude plays a Golden Apples mix in the tradition of the Ladies of the Canyon featuring private press and obscure psych, baroque, and quiet folky funk….

Re-stream the show here

HQ Mixcloud of Craig’s selections here – also check out his earlier Golden Apples mix here

HQ Mixcloud of Claude’s selections here

Craig McElhinney Golden Apples 2016


PART 1 “Remember that time you…”

pablo ferrara – alchimia

piero umiliami – risaie

bob lind – black night

the cyrkle – kites (OST The Minx)

gabor szabo – magical connection

PART 2 “How did they get here”

OM – Sinai (intro)

gunter schickert – apricot Brandy

comus – the herald

lilacs and champagne – maple st

fennesz – live excerpt

laraaji – I am sky

PART 3 “Does anyone at the bar consider themselves a romantic?”

Mystic Moods Orchestra – A dream

Ittiologia -Alghe Romantiche (Romantic Algae)

Sentridoh – Colix

Jauntarah Piero Umiliani – excerpt from Paesaggi

Fennesz – Endless Summer (remixed

CLAUDE plays….

Barbara and Ernie – Listen To Your Heart – Prelude To – 1971

Jan & Lorraine – Bird of Passage – Gypsy People 1969

Caroline Peyton – Call of the Wild – Intuition – 1977

Wendy and Bonnie – Children Laughing – Genisis – 1969

Cass Elliot – Didn’t want to have to do it – Here’s A Song – 1964

Rena Sinikin – Make Music – Make Music – 1973

Bridget St. John – Autumn Lullaby – Ask Me No Questions – 1969

Nancy Priddy – And Who Will You Be Then – You’ve Come This Way Before – 1968

Heaven & Earth – A Light Is Shining – Refuge – 1973

Billie Davis – Living In The Past – Billie Davis – 1969

Karen Beth – April rain – The Joys of Life – 1969

Sibylle Baier – I Lost Something In The Hills – Colour Green – 1973

BONUS Tracks on Mixcloud

Catherine Howe – Up North – What A Beautiful Place – 1971

Becky Severson – A Special Path – 1972

Barbara Keith – Fisherman King – 1969

Marion Arts and Robbie Laven – Mirage – 1978

Femme Folk Funk Volumes 1 – 5

Over here at the Golden Apples of the Sun we have been long time fans of Paul Hillery’s Folk Funk and Trippy Troubadors project. Check it out here and here.

Its an incredible archive of classic folk funk psych and other trippy things. Possibly our favorite mixes here at The Golden Apples are the Five Volume epic Femme Folk Funk series….listen below

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